Meaning of non-reflexive in English:

non-reflexive

Pronunciation /ˌnɒnrɪˈflɛksɪv/

adjective

  • 1Grammar
    Not reflexive.

  • 2Mathematics Logic
    Relating to or designating a relation which may, but need not, hold between a term and itself. Compare "irreflexive", "reflexive".

noun

Grammar
  • A non-reflexive verb or pronoun.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Sweet (1845–1912), phonetician and comparative philologist. From non- + reflexive.